Audit/Tax Manager


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We need someone with about 5-10 years experience of working in an Audit Firm and possibly the FIRS Tax Office or State Internal Revenue Office who has a combined Audit and Tax working experience.

Age: 32-38

He must be someone with the ability to set up the accountancy practice and run it. The practice in its early years would focus primarily on Tax Assignments, management consultancy and few Audit assignments. Our core work in the formation years would be Tax work and management consultancy work.


The Audit /Tax manager must, therefore, be proficient in Tax  practice with at least 5 years post qualification Tax experience.

He must be a member of both ICAN and The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.


Key responsibilities in the role of Audit/Tax Manager

To maintain relationships with clients, winning work proactively and contributing to winning new clients

To set the marketing agenda and implement it vigorously in bringing in new clients and new work 

High level management of the successful delivery of both Audit, tax and management consultancy assignments

Responsibility for day-to-day delivery of exceptional client service 

Able to identify and manage areas of risk for clients and the firm, consulting appropriately 

Help people to develop through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring staff 

Build commercial networks and relationships internally and externally and manage resulting flows of opportunities 

Put in place all necessary systems and procedures for the initial setup and management of the practice

Contribute to people initiatives, including retaining and training our people 

Involvement in the management of the team both in terms of strategy and operations and also through managing junior staff development and assignments


Desired Skills and Experience

Skills and experience 

Strong Audit, tax and management consulting technical skills with experience in all areas

Strategically and commercially aware and committed to delivery of exceptional client service 

Client-focused with strong client relationship management skills and ability to develop high quality outputs to clients 

Negotiation skills - able to sustain opinion and handle challenges 

Business development skills - able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work 

Effective time management - ability to remain calm when under pressure to meet deadlines 

Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral 

Enthusiastic team player with ability to create, sustain and lead effective teams 

Experience of coaching and developing more junior staff 

Ensure delivery of quality work and take day to day leadership of delivery team 

Pioneering orientation with flexible approach

Degree or postgraduate degree essential